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jul 9, 1983 - Isolation of HIV Virus & First WHO meeting

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Scientists at France's Pasteur Institute, led by Luc Montagnier, isolate the lymphadenopathy-associated virus (LAV), later to become known as Human Immunodeficiency Virus or HIV. The first European World Health Organisation (WHO) meeting was held in Denmark. At the meeting it was reported that there had been 2,803 AIDS cases in the USA. There meeting purpose was to assess the global AIDS situation and start surveillance.

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jul 9, 1983
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~ 41 years ago

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